In 2020, New Jersey had a population of 8.89M people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $85,245. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of New Jersey grew from 8.88M to 8.89M, a 0.0779% increase and its median household income grew from $82,545 to $85,245, a 3.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Jersey are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.6%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.58%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.88%).
31.6% of the households in New Jersey reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
90.3% of the residents in New Jersey are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New Jersey are Rutgers University-New Brunswick (13,483 degrees awarded in 2020), Montclair State University (5,288 degrees), and Rowan University (5,221 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in New Jersey was $343,500, and the homeownership rate was 64%.
Most people in New Jersey drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32 minutes. The average car ownership in New Jersey was 2 cars per household.
New Jersey borders Delaware, New York, and Pennsylvania.